Editorials

HPS District once again shines during graduation time

Each year, we visit with the Hamtramck High School graduating seniors during their graduation ceremony. And each year we are amazed at their energy, and the even-more-impressive cultural…

Term limits don’t make sense locally

Should Hamtramck impose term limits for the mayor and city council? That question will be going forward to Hamtramck voters in the near future. We think that is…

News

Breaking news: Southbound Dequindre, at Carpenter, to be closed on and off

Breaking news: Southbound Dequindre, at Carpenter, to be closed on and off

  By Charles Sercombe Traffic congestion – and frustration – is about to ramp up…

Drive-by shooting ends in one death and two injured

Drive-by shooting ends in one death and two injured

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s second homicide of the year occurred Monday evening. And just like…

Gay pride flag proposal sparks intense debate

Gay pride flag proposal sparks intense debate

  By Charles Sercombe Some old divisions in Hamtramck over gay-related issues reared their head…

Caniff parking lot repaving is moving along

Caniff parking lot repaving is moving along

  By Charles Sercombe Halfway done. The Caniff city parking lot received its first layer…

Business

There are no magic dragons here, but plenty else to choose from

There are no magic dragons here, but plenty else to choose from

By Alan Madlane There’s a new kid in town in the recreational pot trade, and its name is Puff. Er, like the magic dragon, yes. A song we…

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

  By Charles Sercombe And just like that, Hamtramck has a retail outlet where adults 21 years old and older can now legally purchase recreational marijuana. You don’t…

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

  By Alan Madlane Emina Ferizovic is the founder of the Hamtramck non-profit relief center J&E Community Relief (located at 11816 Jos. Campau Ave). We asked her a…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Summer adventures at Hamtramck Public Schools

Summer adventures at Hamtramck Public Schools

(Editor’s note: The school year is about the end, but that doesn’t mean your child’s education can take the summer off. The Hamtramck Public School District is…

Features

Hamtramck historical author takes aim at crime and murder

Hamtramck historical author takes aim at crime and murder

  By Alan Madlane Greg Kowalski, Executive Director of the Hamtramck Historical Museum and a prolific author sometimes fondly referred to as “The Hemingway of Hamtramck,” has…

Editorials

Slowly, the suburban look creeps into Hamtramck

Call us old-fashioned, perhaps, but we like the way Hamtramck’s neighborhoods look. We say this in light of the recent debate on whether to allow those building…

Sports

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review The Hamtramck High Cosmos varsity football team fell one game short of getting into the state playoffs this year but…